[squid-users] Squid and DNS

Amos Jeffries squid3 at treenet.co.nz
Thu Sep 6 17:05:56 UTC 2018

On 7/09/18 4:53 AM, Julian Perconti wrote:
>> De: squid-users <squid-users-bounces at lists.squid-cache.org> En nombre de
>> Amos Jeffries
>> Enviado el: jueves, 6 de septiembre de 2018 09:57
>> Para: squid-users at lists.squid-cache.org
>> Asunto: Re: [squid-users] Squid and DNS
>> On 6/09/18 7:22 PM, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
>>> On 06.09.18 02:40, Julian Perconti wrote:
>>>> Is mandatory for squid to use only 1 dns/caching nameserver?
>>> usually, people have multiple DNS servers configured to fail over in
>>> case one of them fails.
>>> in some cases, client can balance the load, or prefer server with
>>> faster responses.
>>> There should be no problem of this kind, unless one of your DNS
>>> servers is broken.
>> If it wasn't clear already, yes Squid can use multiple resolvers BUT they need
>> to be recursive resolvers and every one of them needs to be able to resolve
>> *all* possible domains Squid will ask about.
>> You cannot have one of them being authoritative for local domain names and
>> another for public queries. DNS don't work like that.
> So squid can not use one resolver for a local and public domains/addresses and other or a second resolver to only public domains/ip? Both recursive resolvers.



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